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president joe biden will face off in the only debate. you can watch and engage with c-span with a live debate preview at 7 p.m. eastern followed by two ways to watch the debate at nine on c-span both candidates on screen the entire debate. on c-span2 the multi-camera version of the debate. all fall by your calls, e-mails and tweets at 10:30 p.m. >> as vice president biden and congressman paul ryan prepare for the only debate tomorrow in kentucky, we examined their debating styles with lynn university american studies professor robert watson and american university agenda professor and former "usa today" white house correspondent richard benedetto. we also to look at c-span archival video from vice presidential debates with the joe biden as well as from house committee hearings and floor debates with mr. ryan. the hour-long program starts with an update from politico senior political reporter jonathan martin on how and where the vice presidential candidates are preparing for thursday's debate. >> from the u.s. constitution, the vice president of the united states shall be president of t
? >> tonight congressman paul ryan and vice president joe biden will face off in the only debate. abc news martha raddatz moderates from danville, kentucky, and you can watch and engage with c-span with our lives debate preview at 7 p.m. eastern followed by two ways to watch the debate at nine. on c-span both candidates on screen the entire debate and on c-span2 the multi-camera version of the debate. all followed by your calls, e-mails and tweets at 10:30 p.m. follow our live coverage on c-span, c-span radio and online at c-span.org. >> four years ago we went through the worst financial crisis since the great depression. millions of jobs were lost her daughter industry was on the brink of collapse. the financial system has frozen up. and because of the resilience and determination of the american people, we have begun to fight our way back. >> the president has a few very similar to that you get when it ran four years ago. had a bigger government, spending more, taxing more, regulate and more, if you will, trickle-down government would work. that's not the right answer for america. i will
president joe biden accurately calling obama's health-care the big frigging deal i suggested -- we are on c-span -- i suggested to his chief of staff the stimulus was just as big, bigger. we probably did more in that bill than the clinton administration did in eight years one adviser told me. critics often argue that the new deal left behind iconic monuments, the hoover dam, skyline drive, fort knox, the stimulus will leave a legacy of sewage plants, repaved pot holes and state employees who would have been laid off without it. even if recovery act architect feels -- fear that like winston churchill -- in reality it is creating its own icons. the world's largest wind farm. half a dozen of the largest solar farms, 0 energy border stations, state of the are battery factories, eco friendly coast guard headquarters on washington hillside. it is restoring old icons like the brooklyn bridge and the bay bridge. the beloved everglades. seattle's pike place market and the staten island ferry terminal. but its main legacy like the new deal will be changed. that is also the main theme. it is not a new
less than a month. our most high-profile hire, joe biden, had only been with us six weeks. we still did not know joe the plumber yet. so it's funny to look back on that time. remember coming into september four years ago and we had a big convention in denver, an amazing summer, a fund toward that went off flawlessly, we had rolled out our new vice president and rolling in to september and we have a convention that big and we feel we have momentum and the next day john mccain announces sarah palin as vice presidents. you could just feel something all of a sudden. people can say what about how ready she was, but in that moment sarah palin made a pretty grand entrance onto the national stage. she blew through. i often talk about that as hurricane sarah. we had the republican convention. there were two hurricane events in my mind. they had to cancel the first day of their convention and then there was hurricane sarah. the head wind was still for about 18 days. john mccain came out of his convention in september with a three-point lead. that stretched to about six or eight points in mid sept
>> god bless her soul. >> the joe biden vp comedy tour. you will vp your pants laughing. >> thanks everybody. it's not that easy this time of year for reporters to get set out to cover the winter weather. however, sometimes when covering the dangers of sliders and cars on slick roads, it's not just the cars that are the danger. >> we know it's not going to get any better. in fact, it will probably get worse as long as this quarter is opened or dislike article by behind the buses are coming through soon. a number of close calls but still fun to watch. >> thank you so much for ruining the fun. a total complete killjoy. >> okay, okay. spent the official obama campaign slogan as we told you is forward, one word with a period at the end of it. apparently caused some angst inside the campaign at first but now they're okay with it. with just a few weeks left until the can democratic convention one late night show insist president obama and vice president biden are continue to try out and search for the perfect general election campaign slogan. >> you can't, you should and don't even try.
that literally, to quote joe biden. you never really know what's going to happen when the camera's live and there is not a damn thing you can do about it. in these three cases reporters are desperately to promote one story when another one called reality intervenes. >> america broke records tuesday in voter participation and our friends at cnn were on the scene live to report the story at places where people stood in line to cast their ballots. >> people have been waiting patiently for quite some time. hundreds of people were standing in this line earlier this morning. in fact, polling place opened at 6:00 and some folks were waiting in line two hours before that at 4:00 a.m. how long have you been waiting? >> five minutes. [laughter] >> severe flooding here in the northeast as more rhine continues to fall today. nbc's michelle kaczynski, i guess is in the canoe in wayne, new jersey. michelle, good morning to you. >> good morning. obviously we're getting a nice break from the rain but not the flooding. this is essentially now a part of the passaic river in this neighborhood. it rushed i
and senator joe biden. >> thank you. >> thank you. [applause] >> welcome to you both. has we have determined by the twine cost, the first question will go to senator biden. the house of representatives passed a big bailout bill -- or did not pass it, i should say. the senate decided to pass it. as america watches these things happen, was it the worst of washington or the worst of washington that we saw play out? >> let me thank you for hosting this. governor, it is a pleasure to meet you. it is evidence of the fact that the economic policies of the last eight years have been the worst economic policies we have ever had. as a consequence, you see what has happened on wall street. if you need any more proof positive on how bad economic theories have been, the excessive deregulation, the failure to oversee what was going on, letting wall street when and wild, but they needed more evidence than what you see now. so republicans and democrats were put in a very tough spot. but barack obama laid out four basic criteria for any kind of rescue plan. first of all, it has to be oversight. the second, y
. tonight at 8. >> now, the 2008 vice- presidential debate between joe biden and alaska gov. sarah pailin. the most watched the vice- presidential debate in history. it is the second most watched debate ever. senator biden and the governor met at washington university in st. louis. the moderator was gwen ifill. >> good evening from washington university in st. louis, missouri. i'm gwen ifill of "the newshour" and "washington week" on pbs. welcome to the first and the only 2008 vice presidential debate between the republican nominee, governor sarah palin of alaska, and the democratic nominee, joe biden of delaware. the commission on presidential debates is the sponsor of this event and the two remaining presidential debates. tonight's discussion will cover a wide range of topics, including domestic and foreign policy matters. it will be divided roughly into five-minute segments. each candidate will have 90 seconds to respond to a direct question and then an additional two minutes for rebuttal and follow-up. the order has been determined by a coin toss. the specific subjects and questions w
following the vice-presidential debate, vice president joe biden campaign with his wife jill at the university of wisconsin. this is about 40 minutes. [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2012] [captioning performed by national captioning institute] ♪ have been knocking on the door i had been looking for tthe myth that leads me home ♪ >> hello, everybody. it is great to be here today. how about the kentucky debate? did joe not do great last night? [applause] >> i am so proud of him. last night, tobias of the gel that i know, somebody who truly understands -- i saw the gel that i know, somebody who truly understands what is going on and has the heart and experience to stick up for the middle-class. [applause] somebody who showed us a clear picture of the tories in this election. it is my pleasure to turn this over to someone who has been fighting hard for the kind of america that we want to live in. somebody that is not afraid to roll up his sleeves and do the hard work to keep moving this country forward. my husband, our vice president, joe biden. [applause]
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